Analyst, People and Capability (flexible working location within NZ)

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Location: Flexible
  • Date Advertised: 27-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MFE/1453169/D2
  • Job Title: Analyst, People and Capability (flexible working location within NZ)
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  • Summary:

Fixed Term/Secondment – 12 months (to cover parental leave) 

  • Passionate about data?
  • Key strategic role
  • Flexible working approach

Come and share your analytical expertise and creative flair to enhance our reporting and system capability. 

About the Role 

We are looking for an experienced, forward thinking analyst to deliver high quality people analytics, reporting and advice.  You will be responsible for ensuring our HR data is captured accurately and at the right points in time.  

You will use this data to identify trends and create strategic insights to help us make informed business decisions.   We are looking for someone with creative flair who can help enhance our reporting systems, and create innovative ideas as to how we best share and utilise this information.  

A key focus of the role will be to identify and drive opportunities for improvement, to ensure we maximise the people systems we use.

We are a small, fun, dynamic team and are proud of the service we provide.  If data is your passion, join us and work in an environment where we support each other to succeed. 

Skills and Experience 

Our ideal candidate will offer: 

  • demonstrated experience in a similar role, preferably working with Jade Star
  • strong understanding of payroll systems
  • advanced MS Excel skills
  • a strong customer focus with an exceptional eye for detail
  • highly developed analytical and conceptual thinking ability
  • experience in writing clear, concise material in different formats, both at a strategic and operational level for various audiences
  • the ability to engage with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • a ‘can do’ attitude within a team environment and a solutions focused approach to problem solving
  • an understanding and appreciation of Te Ao Maori.

About the Ministry

The Ministry’s purpose – he whenua mana kura mō te tangata – is to make New Zealand the most liveable place in the world. Our people tell us the ‘top five’ things they love about MfE are:

  • how friendly and supportive the people are
  • the shared passion for the environment
  • the variety of challenging, meaningful work
  • working with smart talented colleagues they can learn from, and
  • our flexible approach to work. 

We support flexible approaches to work to ensure that we have the best person for the role.  This is a great time to be part of an agency delivering on its commitment to flexible working, as well as diversity and inclusion. 

How to Apply  

Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter.  In your cover letter, please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role and your preferred working location. 

If you require further information about this position, please contact Laura Dixon at 

Salary range: $66,521 to $86,086.  Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience. 

Applications close: Sunday, 8 March 2020 

We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What’s important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata’ – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive.  We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. 

As a flexible friendly employer we are happy to discuss flexible options that may work for you and the business.  We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.